Patrick Zietz, MD

Dr. Patrick Zietz, MD

Dr. Zietz joined West Michigan Orthopaedics in 2007 after completing a sports medicine fellowship in Miami, Florida. A portion of his fellowship involved taking care of the NBA’s Miami Heat basketball team. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Zietz graduated from the Grand Rapids Orthopaedics Surgery Residency Program. In addition to our Grand Rapids office, Dr. Zietz maintains office hours at clinics in Canadian Lakes and Lakeview. His professional interests include sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement and fracture care.

 

 

LICENSURE:

State of Michigan Board of Medicine, issued 2003

CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certified July 23, 2009

EDUCATION:

Fellowship:
Miami Sports Medicine Fellowship
Doctors Hospital, Miami, FL
August 2006 – July 2007

 

Residency:
Orthopaedic Surgery
Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, Grand Rapids, MI
Michigan State University, Medical Education and Research Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
July 2001 – June 2006

 

Medical:
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
August 1997 – May 2001
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Honors:
      Alpha Omega Alpha
      Dean’s Letter Designation of “Outstanding” – Highest Possible Rating
      Clerkships: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, OB/GYN

 

Undergraduate:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
August 1993 – May 1997
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Biology
Honors:
      Graduated with Distinction
      James B. Angell Scholar
      Golden Key Honor Society
      Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
      Sokol Chemistry Scholarship Recipient

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital
Active Staff, August 2007 – present

 

Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital
Active Staff, August 2007 – present

 

Spectrum Health East Paris Surgical Center
Active Staff, August 2007 – present

 

Spectrum Health United Hospital
Courtesy Staff, October 2011 – present

 

Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital
Active Community Staff, October 2011 – present

 

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital
2011 – 2014

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Michigan Orthopaedic Society
Michigan State Medical Society
Kent County Medical Society

APPOINTMENTS:

Medical Director
At Home Rehab
2013 – present

 

Department Executive Committee
Spectrum Health Department of Orthopaedics
2012 – present

 

Orthopaedic Clinic Faculty
Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, GRMEP/MUS
2011 – present

 

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
2009 – present

RESEARCH:

Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: A Multi-Centre Study with Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up. Wayne B. Leadbetter, Patrick M. Zietz, Richard Levitt. Presented: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, February 2007.  Published International Orthopaedics, December 2008.

 

The Use of Hylan G-F 20 After Knee Arthroscopy in an Active Patient Population With Knee Osteoarthritis. Patrick M. Zietz, Harlan Selesnick. Published: Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, April 2008

 

Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis in a Younger, Athletic Patient Population with Repeated Courses of Hylan G-F 20. Patrick M. Zietz, Harlan Selesnick. Submitted to: American Journal of Sports Medicine, July 2007

 

Technique and Results of Mini-Fragment Plate Fixation of Talar Neck Fractures. Clifford B. Jones, Patrick M. Zietz, James Ringler, John Anderson, Donald Bohay. Presented: Orthopaedic Trauma Assoc. Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2003

 

Indications for V.A.C. (Vacuum Assisted Closure) Therapy in Orthopaedic Trauma. Patrick M. Zietz, Ian M. Thompson, Clifford B. Jones. Presented: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dallas, TX, February 2002

LECTURES:

Kent County Medical Society.  “Common Knee Injuries: Evaluation and Management.”  January 2014.

 

Spectrum Health Orthopaedic Nurses.  “Orthopaedic Sports Injuries.”  October 2013.

 

Center for Physical Rehab Physical Therapists.  “ACL, MPFL and Labrum.”  November 2013.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds.  “Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.”  May 2013.

 

Spectrum Health Live Online Chat.  Keep Your Knees Strong, Safe and Stable.”  April 2013.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Evaluation and Management of Concussion.”  July 2011.         

 

East Paris Surgery Center Staff Conference. “Common Shoulder Surgery.”  June 2011      

 

Grand Rapids Physical Therapy Hand Study Group. “Common Shoulder Surgery.”  June 2011

 

Advent Rehab Physical Therapists Conference. “Common Surgical Procedures for the Shoulder and Elbow.”  February 2010

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome In The Female Athlete.”  May 2009.

 

Spectrum Health Orthopaedic Community Seminar, “Knee Injuries in Active Adults.”  March 2009.

                                               

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities Seminar, “Knee Pain: Understanding Your Treatment Options.”  March 2009.

 

Blodgett Hospital Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. “Knee Injuries: Diagnosis and Management.” September 2007.

 

Doctors Hospital Sports Medicine Conference. “Intra-operative ACL Complications.” May 2007.

 

Doctors Hospital Sports Medicine Conference. “Patellar Tendinopathy.” October 2006.

 

University of Miami Athletic Department. “Risks of Performance Enhancing Drugs.” October 2006.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Intra-operative ACL Complications.” May 2006.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Revision ACL Reconstruction.” October 2005.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Ankle Arthroscopy.” April 2005.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “The Post-Traumatic Stiff Elbow.” March 2005.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Stiffness After Total Knee Arthroplasty.” September 2004.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Lower Extremity Amputations.” January 2004.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Metatarsus Adductus.” September 2003.

 

Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Osteochondrodysplasias.” July 2003.

EMPLOYMENT:

West Michigan Orthopaedics, 2007 – present
1000 East Paris Avenue SE Suite 215, Grand Rapids, MI

PERSONAL:

Interests include skiing, backpacking, fly-fishing and bicycling.